Reynard, about to be hung, asks permission to confess, illustration to the Fable of Reynard the Fox (Book I, Chapter 22); the fox with a rope around his neck at l, held by the cat on a branch above, the animals gathered around including the lion at r holding a stick Pen and brown ink, with brown wash and bodycolour, heightened with white, over graphite, on brown prepared paper
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